1973 Indianapolis 500

1973 Indianapolis 500. The race and the numerous safety issues caused an uproar among teams and track owners. The Snake Pit is the perfect start of a sizzling summer, and you know you don't want to miss it.

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It turned out to be a race that many would end up wishing they could forget. The Snake Pit is the perfect start of a sizzling summer, and you know you don't want to miss it. His car smashed to bits and spewed fuel into.

The race was held over three days due to rain and suffered two major accidents.

Accidents during the month and during the race.

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1973 Indianapolis 500

1973 Indianapolis 500

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The Victory Circle celebration was muted, and the traditional victory banquet was cancelled. It turned out to be a race that many would end up wishing they could forget. But the race is a challenge for participants and fans alike as inclement weather forces the accident-marred event into a third day.